A rich history, gorgeous colonial architecture, and undeniable charm make Puebla and ideal spot for cultural vacation.
With a center cherished for its “outstanding universal value” by UNESCO, Puebla is an enthralling destination for any intellectually-stimulated adventurer. Travelers to Mexico’s fourth largest city are treated to an intoxicating vacation of attractive art, elegant buildings, and exquisite culinary offerings. Visitors will find narrow streets lined with gorgeous Colonial-style buildings while some of Mexico’s most noteworthy ancient ruins provide a unique perspective into the state’s long, varied, and absorbing history.
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Colonial Mexico Highlights:
- Puebla – Boasting more than 70 churches in the historic city center alone, Puebla maintains its close ties to colonial Spain through its architecture and famed Talavera pottery. After a cultural exploration, visitors should try Puebla’s famous culinary offerings including mole poblano and chiles en nogada — some of Mexico’s most famous traditional dishes.
- Cholula – The oldest continuously inhabited town in Mexico, Cholula is a culturally rich destination and a must-visit for anyone interested in history and architecture. All visitors should stop at the Great Pyramid of Cholula, one of the largest pyramids in the world and, at more than 2,000 years old, a fascinating insight into Mexico’s past.